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Antecessor Explained

Antecessor at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Antecessor \An`te*ces"sor\, n. [L., fr. antecedere, antecessum.
See {Antecede}, {Ancestor}.]
1. One who goes before; a predecessor.

The successor seldom prosecuting his antecessor's
devices. --Sir E.
Sandys.

2. An ancestor; a progenitor. [Obs.]

antecessor at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* antecessour Inter: qualifier » obsolete

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » lang=la|antecessor

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: obsolet » e predecessor
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1839|author=Samuel Taylor Coleridge|title=Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4.|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/10801


    |passage=Yet who says, I have faith in the existence of George II., as his present Majesty's antecessor and grandfather?
  • Inter: quote-book » year=1890|author=Grant Allen|title=The Great Taboo|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/13876

  • |passage=This, then, is their horrid counsel and device--that each one of their gods should kill his antecessor.

    Catalan

    Noun

    Inter: ca-noun » m|f=antecessora|fpl=antecessores
  • predecessor

    Related terms

    * Inter: l » ca|antecedència
    • Inter: l » ca|antecedent
    • Inter: l » ca|antecedentment
    • Inter: l » ca|antecedir


    Latin

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » antecessor|antecessoris|antecessōris|m|third
  • predecessor
    1. vanguard, scout

      Inflection

      Inter: la-decl-3rd » antecessor|antecessor|antecessor|antecessōr

      Descendants

      * English: ancestor, Inter: l » en|antecessor

  • French: ancêtre, antécesseur
  • Italian: antecessore
  • Portuguese: Inter: l » pt|antecessor
  • Spanish: ancestro, antecesor

  • Translation: pl » antecessor
    Translation: pt » antecessor
    Translation: ru » antecessor
    Translation: tl » antecessor